Boomika (Hotstar)
21/Aug/2021 Mystery, Thriller

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An Engaging Film With Interesting Ideas But Lacks The High Moments

The film turns into a message movie in its final leg. The flashback is again pretty good. The message is sort of on your face but surprisingly the narration is subtle without melodrama. The film would have probably been better without dialogues explicitly carrying out the message of the film. The Bo...(more)

Source: Bharath Vijayakumar, MovieCrow


An average horror thriller

The horror elements we see in the film are predictable and do not offer anything new. Aishwarya Rajesh's performance is as flawless and she shines throughout, the message which Rathindran handles in Boomika is noble and some of the dialogues are hard-hitting but as said earlier, after a point, thing...(more)

Source: moviebuff,


Aishwarya Rajesh starrer is a watchable thriller

Unlike other films, Rathindran R Prasad wants to make this horror film work logically. So the characters in the movie do what ordinary, terrified human beings would do: run for life and to safety.(more)

Source: Manoj Kumar R, Indian Express


Aishwarya Rajesh, director Rathindran R Prasad's eco-horror feature is a tropey affair

All said and screamed, Boomika is a tepid film, which invokes neither fear nor feeling. We�re neither left with the satisfaction of being scared to our bone, nor do we leave purposefully towards being more sustainable. (more)

Source: Ranjani Krishnakumar,



The film is also overly dependent on its score to make us feel. Prithvi Chandrashekar's insistent score tries too hard to instil fear in us; in fact, even before we are shown something thrilling, the music begins to foreshadow it robbing the element of surprise from the scenes. It keeps throwing fan...(more)

Source: M Suganth, Times Of India